Meandering Out Loud

Don Thorp’s Musing, Muttering, and Mischief Along a Random Path

Archive for July, 2008

Making Coffee in the Dark – Saved by Good Design

One of the things I’ve noticed as I’ve gotten older is that I try and convert as many things to habits as possible so that I’m not continuously making small decisions. Conventions help make habits efficient. For example, in our house, coffee cups are stored upside down in the cupboard. Habits are also suppose to [...]

Gmail Labs Quick Links: Using Stored Searches

I use Gmail as a mail aggregator for many of my accounts. I honestly do strive for Inbox Zero but I’m not very consistent. As part of the quest, I’ve become relatively proficient at typing in advanced search query strings, but it is a real time sink to hand enter those every day. Enter Gmail [...]